The Governments of Bihar and Jharkhand have sounded a flood alert in the four districts of Rohtas, Aurangabad, Arwal and Bhojpur following the release of three lakh cusecs of water from the Rihand Barrage after heavy rainfall.
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday asked the party's Jharkhand unit to not bother about a chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Assembly elections but focus on taking forward the Centre's developmental plans for the state.
A local court on Friday granted permission to the police to take Ranjeet Singh Kohli alias Rakilbul Hussain in remand for three days in connection with an FIR filed by his wife Tara Shahdeo, who accused him of deceit, exploitation and torture among others allegations.
Ranjit Kohli alias Rakibul Hasan, who is under arrest for allegedly torturing national level shooter Tara Shahdeo to convert to Islam after marriage, claimed on Wednesday that he is a Sikh and his name is 'Ranjit Singh Kohli'.
Activists of BJP and JMM on Saturday clashed as protesters from the ruling party in Jharkhand showed black flags against Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar near the airport here, demanding an apology over the heckling of Chief Minister Hemant Soren.
The JMM on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was turning the power project to be inaugurated here by Prime Minister Narendra Modi into a party programme despite it being a government programme and a "gift" from the previous UPA regime.